Kids are kids, everywhere, at any time... old Soviet photos. I love this little girl in her lace shawl...

Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness. #Grandparents

Winter. Life in Soviet Russia: private photos

Try not to smile...just try :)

It wouldn't be the same if they weren't pink.

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Siberia, Russia

Kokoshnik is one of the very important elements of Russian traditional clothing.

yana nogo, a 2 year old komi girl helps to carry firewood at her family's winter camp | yamal, northwest siberia, russia | foto: bryan & cherry alexander

The most perfect moment in childhood... the deepest puddle you've ever stomped in but not deep enough for you to sink all the way to China and a mother who will actually tell you to "...run and jump in it!". That's heaven to a child! ...Carol

Little cutie in the snow

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Soviet winter

W. Eugene Smith - The Walk to Paradise Garden, 1946

Previous pinner said: i actually can't look at this for longer than a minute, my heart starts to hurt.{{How sweet is this photo!?}}

Adorable Baby from ? FROM: https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/944856_512859318767962_875535208_n.jpg

Brighter than a Buoy: three myths about art and success-- Great blog! Pinned for the cute asian baby!

Kokoshnik Russian

baby

♂ In the realm of dharma, artha, kama, and moksha, (ethics, economic development, pleasure, and liberation), whatever is found in this epic may be found elsewhere, but what is not found here will be impossible to find anywhere else in this #universe.

spasso house, moscow, russia, 1968